Bullet (Swedish band)

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Bullet @ On The Rocks (5556111583).jpg
Bullet, 2011.
Background information
OriginVäxjö, Sweden
GenresHard rock, Heavy Metal
Years active2001–present
LabelsNuclear Blast
MembersDag "Hell" Hofer
Hampus Klang
Alexander Lyrbo
Gustav Hjortsjö
Gustav Hector

Bullet is a Swedish heavy metal band, founded in Växjö in 2001 by Hampus Klang and Dag "Hell" Hofer. The band released their first demo Heavy Metal Highway 2002 and released their album Heading for the Top in 2006 on Black Lodge record label.[1] Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson played the Bullet song Turn it up loud from the debut album on his radio program on BBC 2006.

In 2008, Bullet released their second album, Bite the Bullet . On June 21, 2009, Bullet played with AC/DC at Ullevi in Gothenburg and October 3, 2009, Bullet played two songs in the Globe (around 15,000 people) before the NHL match between Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis,[2] their third album, Highway Pirates, was released in early 2011 .

The guitarist Hampus Klang has also played in the grindcore band, Birdflesh.[3] and the bassist Adam Hector sang in the hardcore band, Path of No Return.[4]

The band has played with acts, Ambush and Dead Lord, who are also from Växjö.



  • Heading for the Top (2006)
  • Bite the Bullet (2008)
  • Highway Pirates (2011)
  • Full Pull (2012)
  • Storm of Blades (2014)
  • Dust to Gold (2018)[5]

Live albums[edit]

  • Live (2019)

7" singles & EPs[edit]

  • "Speeding in the Night" EP (2003)
  • "Full Pull" (2012)
  • "Storm of Blades" (2014)
  • "High Roller" (Enforcer) / "Back on the Road" (Bullet)


  1. ^ ""Artists"". Archived from the original on 2008-09-27. Retrieved 2018-02-16.
  2. ^ zimbio.com: Detroit Red Wings vs. St. Louis Blues
  3. ^ Hampus Klang på Metal Archives
  4. ^ Scandinavian Music Journal: Path of No Return
  5. ^ "Bullet To Release 'Dust To Gold' Album In April". Blabbermouth.net. 26 January 2018. Retrieved 27 April 2018.

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